Thanking God for a year like 2020

Do you have something to thank God for in 2020? In the midst of the pandemic, fears, scarcity, restrictions, economic and social lock-down, there is always a reason to be thankful.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, “In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”

Don’t forget that God saw into the 21st Century, and 2020 precisely before he enjoins us to give thanks in all things. Our positivity in the midst of the year has nonetheless sustained us, and here we are looking back with a heart of gratitude and saying, “Thank You LORD.”

If you believe that God still accomplished his plans for your life as well as mine this year, you will agree with me that 2020 is not a mistake, it came just at the right time to uncover those hidden blessings to us all.

thanking God for 2020

It is a year that came to build us. To build;

  • Our families
  • Our relationship
  • Our spiritual life
  • Our plans and projects.


Unfortunately, some people lamented and resent this unique year. In fact, someone said when we get into the new year – 2021, rule number one is, never mention 2020. But no doubt, 2020 has already won itself a popularity badge that is recognized by the whole world and will always be talked about. It is indeed a unique year that has left a remarkable footprint on the sand of time.

Here are little facts about 2020

What year have made us rest the most? 2020

What year have made us have time for our family and loved ones the most? 2020

What year have made us have time to harness every spiritual resources for our spiritual life the most? 2020

What year have given us the opportunity to come up with new plans and innovation the most? 2020

These are some of the blessings God want us to see as the year comes to a wrap. So instead of cursing and resenting the year, we can be thankful for a year like 2020 while we look forward to a brand new one!


This 12 Verses of thanksgiving will help us appreciate God for every month in the year 2020

Psalm 9:1-2 NKJV

I will praise You, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works. I will be glad and rejoice in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.


Psalm 35:18,28 NKJV

I will give You thanks in the great assembly; I will praise You among many people. And my tongue shall speak of Your righteousness And of Your praise all the day long.


1 Chronicles 16:34-35 NKJV

Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.”


1 Timothy 4:4-5 NKJV

For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be refused if it is received with thanksgiving; for it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.


Psalm 100:4-5 NKJV

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. For the LORD is good; His mercy is everlasting, And His truth endures to all generations.


Psalm 107:8-9 NKJV

Oh, that men would give thanks to the LORD for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men! For He satisfies the longing soul, And fills the hungry soul with goodness.


2 Corinthians 2:14 NKJV

Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.


2 Corinthians 4:15-16 NKJV

For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.


Psalm 34:1-2 NKJV

I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make its boast in the LORD; The humble shall hear of it and be glad.


Psalm 116:12-13 NKJV

What shall I render to the LORD For all His benefits toward me? I will take up the cup of salvation, And call upon the name of the LORD.


Psalm 67:5-6 NKJV

Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You. Then the earth shall yield her increase; God, our own God, shall bless us.


Deuteronomy 10:21 NKJV

He is your praise, and He is your God, who has done for you these great and awesome things which your eyes have seen.